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Resolute: We Are Strong

That’s right. Two weeks in, I’m giving you a New Year’s Resolution Post featuring (gratuitous capitalization)! Let’s dive right in. Start/Join a band Don’t talk about “The-Book-That-Will-Not-Be-Named” or, more commonly, “You-Know-What”. Save up $10,000 to move to LA Punch anyone who says “You’re so young!” Be more Internet social Read 100 books. Let’s go in […]

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Open Book

I want to talk about reading. Not as a writer. As a reader. Because I will never be able to quantify the vast amounts of information I have learned through the simple (amazingly complex) process of reading. I was able to read before I started 1st grade. I’m not sure what caused this. Perhaps it […]

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My So-called (Immortal) Life

I love vampires. I mean, really. I love high-holy asskickery. I love moral qualms. I love vicious sociopathic killers. I love those looking for redemption. My only criteria seems to be they have the potential for immortal life and feed off some aspect of humanity, be it blood, emotion, or culture. So, I present to […]

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Why I Read YA

It seems every few weeks, someone says something misguided or general about the Young Adult section at the local library/bookstore. While I usually miss the inciting incident, I enjoy pouring myself a bowl of Rice Krispies and sliding into my front row seat on TweetDeck to watch the publishing industry retaliate. Have I ever mentioned […]

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Soapbox Podium Thumping – eBooks

*shuffle shuffle shuffle* SQUEAK! *clears throat and steps onto soapbox* I’m about to pontificate, so feel free to ignore my opinion. I stumbled across something I’m not going to link to because I don’t want to support the cause, even indirectly, but I want to be clear. eBooks should not be the be-all-end-all direction of […]

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